Innisfil man electrocuted

The Ministry of Labour is investigating after a 44-year-old Innisfil man was electrocuted in an industrial accident in Keswick late last week.

Scottish country dancers performed at the opening ceremony of the Orillia Scottish Festival in Couchiching Beach Park. GISELE WINTON SARVIS/THE PACKET & TIMES

Pipe and drum bands delight crowd

Thousands of people lined Mississaga Street and Centennial Drive at noon Saturday for the Orillia Scottish Festival parade that included all the bands

The Barrie Knights of Columbus will be holding their 11th annual Blueberry Pancake Festival on Saturday and Sunday at Barrie Hill Farms, just west of Barrie. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Simcoe-Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre. The event runs both days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $7 per adult and $5 for children 10 and under. Barrie Hill Farms is located at 2935 Barrie Hill Rd. Ready to serve up some pancakes are members George Watson, left, and Jim Regier. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Bring on the blueberries

The Barrie Knights of Columbus will be holding their 11th annual Blueberry Pancake Festival on Saturday and Sunday at

Bloom judges in town

The City of Barrie is pruning and tidying up in preparation for the annual Communities in Bloom competition which takes place Tuesday and Wednesday.

Barrie Police Staff Sgt. David Jones poses with the newest member of the K-9 unit, a German Shepherd Malinois cross puppy. The department is holding a contest to help name their newest four-legged member. Visit www.barriepolice.ca. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

New dog on the beat

The newest member of Barrie Police Service is a short brunette, with nice brown eyes and a really long tail.

Tinath Ganendralingam was sentenced to jail for seven months for animal cruelty for killing three baby bunnies. Facebook photo

Man jailed for killing bunnies

A Toronto-area man grinned and got a "rush" as he slowly squeezed the life out two baby rabbits and drowned another one, a Barrie court was told.

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